Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities, and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering, and our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Dvorak Barn

Alki Homestead Restaurant

LaFramboise Farmstead

Hyer Farm

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Electric Building

Blaine Depot

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Washington Hall

Kapus Farmstead

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Port Angeles Fire Station

Valley Schoolhouse

Carmack House

Schooner Wawona

Bettinger House

Kelley Farm

Fort Steilacoom

Nuclear Reactor Building

Scottish Rite

National Guard of Washington Armory

Stephenson House

Puget Power Building

Moran School Administration Building

BF Tabbott House

Digester Building

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

P-I Globe

First United Methodist Church

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Old Tumwater Brewery

Libbey House

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Coke Oven Park

South Harbor Park Stack

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Reard Freed Farmstead

McReavy House

Robert Morris Earthwork

Marine Supply Block

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Haller House

Old Woodinville School

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Thayer Barn

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Bush House

St. Nicholas Church

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Vashon Elementary Gym

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Murray Morgan Bridge

Fowler House

Collins Building

Snohomish County Courthouse

Donovan District

Downtown Mount Vernon

Ellensburg Depot

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Colville Indian Agency

Washington’s Historic Barns

Harborview Hall

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Surrey Downs

Lincoln School

Morgan Middle School

Arlington High School

Dorsey Bulding

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Five Mile Schoolhouse

National Historic District

Sand Point Naval Station

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Northern State Hospital

Parlor Car #1799

Green Mountain Lookout

Curran House

Old Granary Building

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Lone Star Cement Building

Day Block

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Hastings Buildings

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Elks Building

Shelton Gymnasium

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Skykomish Hotel

Old Ritzville Highschool

Mukai Farm and Garden

Steilacoom Train Depot

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Waldo General Hospital

McMillin Bridge

Bruggemann Ranch

Oysterville Historic District

Downtown Sprague

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Old City Hall

Point Hudson

Providence Heights College

Scout House

Holy Rosary

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Longfellow School

First Hill Apartments

Jensen-Byrd Building

St. Ignatius Hospital

East Seattle School

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Camp Waskowitz

First United Methodist Church

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

McNeil Island

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Post Hospital

William O. McKay Ford

Howard S. Wright House

Masonic Home of Washington

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Trafton Elementary

Camp Kilworth

The Showbox

Packard House

Enloe Dam Powerhouse